Franklin County Sheriff’s Office investigating alleged murder


The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspected murder. The man’s death was reported Saturday afternoon.

Sheriff David Fryar said the initial investigation indicates the death was a homicide. Deputies have interviewed many people at this point but no arrests have been made.

The man’s identity is being withheld pending notification of family and the continuing investigation. Investigators are also not releasing any details regarding the cause of death, except for the belief it was intentional.

Fryar said the crime scene is located at a home in the eastern side of the county. The Idaho State Police crime scene was called into collect evidence. Officers from the Preston City Police Department are also assisting the investigation.

Deputies are asking anyone with information about the man’s death to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, 208-852-1234.

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